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:icontippyroh:
TippyRoh Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@03:36love how they look toghether too ;w;
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:icontippyroh:
TippyRoh Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@03:01I love this so much. whatched it some years ago on youtube and fell in love. amazing work
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:iconwolfqueen231:
Wolfqueen231 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@01:45Ahhh! Beautiful but DON'T FALL PLEASE-
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:iconrorrx:
Rorrx Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
@01:25amazing~!
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:iconokasami:
okasami Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2016  Student Artist
@03:23so beautiful
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:iconmabsolgirl:
MAbsolGirl Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
@00:55I love this animation!
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:iconkikiwood5:
kikiwood5 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2016
@04:09its magnificent and gorgeous
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:iconventus-vulpus:
ventus-vulpus Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2016  Student Digital Artist
@00:03so beautiful! the art is amazing
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:icondisneylover1812:
disneylover1812 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2016  Student Digital Artist
@03:51Absolutely beautiful
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:iconmajeranqa:
MajeranQa Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
@03:50oooh... I think it should get Deviant-Oscar... AMAZING!
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:iconamethystgalaxy999:
AmethystGalaxy999 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
@04:23This is beautiful! Well done! 
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:iconirken-pony1117:
Irken-Pony1117 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@01:57This is beautiful
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:icongolden-brushtail:
Golden-Brushtail Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2015  Student Digital Artist
@04:05This is absolutely amazing :heart: the feels!
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:icondivamax:
divamax Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015
@03:47la in love la in love Heart Love :lag: :lovely: :la: choir Llama Emoji-66 (Orly) [V3] There are simply no wordsLlama Emoji-08 (Crying) [V1] 
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:iconchanneledchaos:
channeledchaos Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
@01:52Very beautiful work.
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:icondeviantxtyx98:
deviantXTYX98 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
@03:44I saw this on YouTube awhile ago. I loved it instantly! =D sharing this with my friend!
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:iconjoyotethecoyote:
JoyoteTheCoyote Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@03:55Wow, this really is beautiful. <3
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:iconedibleradio:
edibleradio Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@02:46adorable face >u<
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:icondragonlovergirltr1:
DragonlovergirlTR1 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
@02:27those eyes...
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:icondragonlovergirltr1:
DragonlovergirlTR1 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
@00:35there - dealing with butterfly - butterfly, especially DRAGON perfect. movements were very gracious and attentive.
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:iconfrostequinoxx:
FrostEquinoxx Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
@02:58Next time I watch this, I need tissues.
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:iconwolfgirlartist:
Wolfgirlartist Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
@00:40This is so beautiful, I can't tell you how many times I have watched this masterpiece!
 
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:iconlovetheblue:
Lovetheblue Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  Student General Artist
@02:14Amazing! So beautifully well done.
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:iconcoastskull:
coastskull Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
@02:39A mask
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:iconcoastskull:
coastskull Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
@04:15This is truly amazing!
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:iconromeh96:
Romeh96 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
@00:21Beautiful and pretty. I love it so much.
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:iconforestmammal:
forestmammal Featured By Owner May 10, 2014  Student General Artist
@04:13That was really beautiful
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:iconeeveeworlds:
Eeveeworlds Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
@04:19Whoa really is cutie, beautiful and awesome I love your draw a Butterfly dragon! :D
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:iconnolhyaa:
Nolhyaa Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
@03:59Beautiful animation!
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:iconitchunit:
ITCHunit Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014
@00:53This is beautiful!

How long did this take you?
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:iconsuolasilakka:
Suolasilakka Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
@02:43Aaaww, that's my fav moment when the dragon smiles at the little creature... *sniff* Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful. If someone doesn't cry when watching this, then he/she's heartless... :)
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:icongrace-the-wolf-3:
grace-the-wolf-3 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
@00:13i saw this first on youtube :heart: i love it
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:iconla-siiu:
La-Siiu Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@00:44*Sorry.
I really love this part, it's so cute !
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:iconlove06644:
Love06644 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@00:57beautiful
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:iconlove06644:
Love06644 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@00:38adorable
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:iconxxdead-rosexx:
xXDead-RoseXx Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Student General Artist
@03:33I've never seen something so lovely and heart filled and yet so simple~ 
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:iconfabbuious:
fabbuIous Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013
@01:17Oh
my
god
that
dragon
is
so
cute <3
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:iconsuqardaddy:
Suqardaddy Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
@03:29Gaaah. So beautiful!
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:icongeothehippo:
GeoTheHippo Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013  Hobbyist
@02:31issit a cookie?
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:iconrebekahkroeplin:
RebekahKroeplin Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Student Filmographer
@04:01Oh that was so ADORABLE!!!!!!!!!!!  :D  I'm a little confused, but still!  Adorable!  Cute!  I loved it!
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:iconnutmegfluff:
NutmegFluff Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013  Student Digital Artist
@02:09This right here. This moment right here. This is the definition of magic.
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:iconmaximum2fly:
Maximum2fly Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
@00:26This is lovely :D How long did this take to create?
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:iconlongtalon1:
Longtalon1 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
@02:08this is just so incredible. it reminds me of miyasaki, the lion king, the secret of kells, all wrapped up into one. it's that beautiful. it's the most beautiful thing i have ever seen. not even the most prestigious professional artist in the world could have made something more heartwarming and beautiful. :heart:
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:iconscarrity:
Scarrity Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
@01:36This part... I love it.
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:iconvoid-adoptables:
Void-Adoptables Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
@02:03WHAT DID YOU USE TO ANIMATE THIS?! ITS SO BEAUTIFUL
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:icondinocath:
Dinocath Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013
@00:19This is one of the best films you will ever see
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:icondinocath:
Dinocath Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013
@01:41No!!! do not jump!
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:iconwolfstaronchild14:
WolfStaronChild14 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
@02:21What kind of creatures are those???
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:iconviv1dflame:
Viv1dFlame Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
@01:44no!!! don't jump! :'(
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:iconnicokbt:
NicokBT Featured By Owner May 22, 2013
@00:02this is so well made ,simply and beautiful i just want to make fan art of the little creature(its completly invented or is from some mitology?)
to favs
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:iconunearthlycanine:
UnearthlyCanine Featured By Owner May 6, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
@03:40This is amazing
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:iconsinnple:
SINNPLE Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@01:01Oh! Got it !!!!!!! XD
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:iconfrillyfins:
frillyfins Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013  Student General Artist
@01:30Oh, wow!
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:iconfrillyfins:
frillyfins Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013  Student General Artist
@00:45Awh! I love the smooth animation!
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:iconfrillyfins:
frillyfins Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013  Student General Artist
@00:11So beautiful and elegant!
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:icontenaganddawn:
TenagandDawn Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Student Interface Designer
@04:08I am crying it's so beautiful. The animation, the music, the flow of creativity. It's all perfect and I wanna hug whoever made this.
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:iconmonkey6292:
Monkey6292 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013
@00:17This is probably one of my fave vids on youtube. I think it is so cute and creative.
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:icontwilightshy99:
twilightshy99 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013
@01:27beautiful :3
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:icondiseasedxdisciple:
DiseasedxDisciple Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
@03:25@3:28 I don't understand. So the mask turns that species into this new one? How did they first figure out how to do that? I need more back story! TT_TT
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LordStarsCreamy Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@01:33it looks pretty awesome *_*
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It's about time I uploaded this. This is my graduating piece from university that I completed in November 2010. It's a 2D animated short about the power of imagination. You can also check out a bigger version on the UNSW TV channel on youtube [here].
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Music: "Empty Eyes" by Olive Musique
www.premiumbeat.com

Special Thanks:
Will Burdis, Karen Kriss
PremiumBeat, cr3ative media, Implant Media
Jesse Yue, Evelyn Gunawan, Angela Lo, Amy Weng
and all my friends and family.
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Feel free to download. :)
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Daily Deviation

Given 2011-06-16
Animation:The Butterfly Dragon is by ~souku ( Suggested by Jinyuu and Featured by Moonbeam13 )
:iconkiwi-r:
Kiwi-R Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2018   Artist
So magical! This was a very nice animation. :D
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:iconcircolair:
circolair Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
I want a mask like that... ;-;
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:iconjedi-master-dragon:
Jedi-master-Dragon Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
You seem like a pretty good animator.  I'm trying to get a pilot for animated series done, I already have the animatic for it done.  Do you have an idea of how much a minute would cost?  Just in general?
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:icondereckg:
DereckG Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Love Love 
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:icongalaxycreations:
GalaxyCreations Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I seen this many times on Youtube,thought I'd fave it here.<3
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:iconjulianorts:
JulianOrts Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow... just wow, this is beautiful and just made me feel all warm inside. Such a cute and proffesional-looking animation
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:iconflowerplushfox:
FlowerPlushFox Featured By Owner May 8, 2017
So your the one who made this animation!!! I absolutely love it!!! I've probably watched this piece on youtube a hundred times and I still love it! Your video is one of the reasons why I started animating more ^w^
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:iconmorldorie:
Morldorie Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2017  Student Artist
Cry forever Cry forever Cry forever Cry forever 
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:icontippyroh:
TippyRoh Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@03:36love how they look toghether too ;w;
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:icontippyroh:
TippyRoh Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@03:01I love this so much. whatched it some years ago on youtube and fell in love. amazing work
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:iconwolfqueen231:
Wolfqueen231 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@01:45Ahhh! Beautiful but DON'T FALL PLEASE-
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:iconjimenopolix:
JIMENOPOLIX Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautifully animated, my friend. :aww: You have great talent!
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:iconrorrx:
Rorrx Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
@01:25amazing~!
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:iconokasami:
okasami Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2016  Student Artist
@03:23so beautiful
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:icondesubear:
Desubear Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2016  Student Digital Artist
I don't know how I got here in the first place, but I don't regret it at all!
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:iconmabsolgirl:
MAbsolGirl Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
@00:55I love this animation!
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:iconjustachildatheart:
JustAChildAtHeart Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2016  Student General Artist
bootyful!

Well, Beautiful. (You get what I mean, don't you?)
I love the animation. I somehow feel t peace.

But cold. It's cold here.
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:iconhellysal:
Hellysal Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2016
Please, please, tell me that I'm wrong. 

Is this like if the mother becomes a butterfly, the child will disappear? 
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:iconsmallandsilent:
Smallandsilent Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
I know that one It's my favorite I watched It a hundred times already. You seriousely made that. That's so cool. The drawings are like a dream and the pure white in the dark blue. It's so beautifully done.
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:iconmangle11204:
mangle11204 Featured By Owner May 24, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
love
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:iconsteamartpunk:
SteamArtPunk Featured By Owner May 21, 2016  Student Filmographer
YOU WENT TO UNSW AAA! Also had Karen as a supervisor or tutor? ;v;? 
I've just started a Bachelor of Media Arts there as well but this absolutely amazing!!
Gorgeous work all in all!! ;v;!
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:iconedinaelric:
EdinaElric Featured By Owner May 7, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Many times I revisited it, and still can't get enough!
Great job!:D (Big Grin) 
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:iconlamp-p0st:
Lamp-P0st Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't know why, but it made me tear up... maybe because it's so beautiful, or just the meaning behind it along with the music... the skill in this is truly amazing...
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:iconkikiwood5:
kikiwood5 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2016
@04:09its magnificent and gorgeous
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:iconventus-vulpus:
ventus-vulpus Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2016  Student Digital Artist
@00:03so beautiful! the art is amazing
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:icondisneylover1812:
disneylover1812 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Hey, I absolutely LOVE your animation. It's absolutely brilliant. If you ever make another one, I'm available to commission you a composition to accompany it. Just email me if you ever want me to compose you something. My email is dklever2000@gmail.com
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:icondisneylover1812:
disneylover1812 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2016  Student Digital Artist
@03:51Absolutely beautiful
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:iconadileibu2014:
adileibu2014 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2016
so pure and beautifull <3
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:iconmajeranqa:
MajeranQa Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
@03:50oooh... I think it should get Deviant-Oscar... AMAZING!
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:iconoreothing:
Oreothing Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2016  Student General Artist
this is amazing and beautiful, at first I saw this on yt and I finally found it again!
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:iconnateesart:
NateesArt Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2016  Student General Artist
Wonderful animation, I take my hat off. Heart 
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:iconamethystgalaxy999:
AmethystGalaxy999 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2016  Hobbyist Writer
@04:23This is beautiful! Well done! 
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:iconirken-pony1117:
Irken-Pony1117 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@01:57This is beautiful
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:iconmedia-blitz:
Media-Blitz Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This animation is what inspired me to draw. . .It's beautiful. :D
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:iconlunatoanime:
LunatoAnime Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2015  Student Digital Artist
@03:49The most amazing and most detailed thing that i have every seen this is worth a shout-out for the world to hear
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:icongolden-brushtail:
Golden-Brushtail Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2015  Student Digital Artist
@04:05This is absolutely amazing :heart: the feels!
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:icondwiindovah:
dwiindovah Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2015  Student General Artist
This is my favourite animation ever created! It's so amazing :la: I love everything about it
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:icontayhannah:
tayhannah Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2015  Student General Artist
Simply amazing!
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:iconfrostonly:
Frostonly Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2015  Student Digital Artist
amazing work !
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:iconservalphynx:
ServalPhynx Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2015
Awh, I had goosebumps at the end :) This was adorable! Fantastic work, I admire this short piece so much <3 
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:iconsilver-lion:
Silver-lion Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2015
i have seen it once on Youtube, thats a really wonderful animation.
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:iconnenufarbrush:
nenufarbrush Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is by far the most beautiful thing I have ever seen. it's so sweet, i adore the music.
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:icondivamax:
divamax Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015
@03:47la in love la in love Heart Love :lag: :lovely: :la: choir Llama Emoji-66 (Orly) [V3] There are simply no wordsLlama Emoji-08 (Crying) [V1] 
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:iconr0celle:
r0celle Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i've seen this before, but holy fuck this is beautiful.
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:iconladyhawk21:
ladyhawk21 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2015   General Artist
I'm so glad to see this on dA.  I just want you to know that your video when I found it a few years ago really affected my life.  It is one of the most beautiful pieces of film art I have ever seen, and I cry nearly every time I watch it, because of the torrent of emotions that it stirs.  I share it with as many people as possible, because I want others to see this phenomenal piece.  Thank you for creating this and thank you for sharing it with the world, from the bottom of my heart :heart:
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:iconjubatian:
Jubatian Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Elegant, graceful, very nice traditional style animation. Not the first time I saw it, but it was a surprise to find it here. An interesting thing is that I associated to a deer from the dragon for some reason, but it was good, wonder if intentional or just by coincidence.
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:iconbluefeather2455:
bluefeather2455 Featured By Owner May 22, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Omg. I love the animation and the music. It's so beautiful! :happybounce: Nuu Judge 
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:iconspirtiwolf101:
spirtiwolf101 Featured By Owner May 20, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
This is so amazing and beautiful. Its like an actual movie. I loved it😍😍
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:iconhattyhaping:
Hattyhaping Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
This is amazing!
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:iconchanneledchaos:
channeledchaos Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
@01:52Very beautiful work.
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